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Norman DARBY (1922-1943)

Name: Norman DARBY
Sex: Male
Father: Frank DARBY ( -1953?)
Mother: Edith Sara HURDLE (1882- )

Individual Events and Attributes

Birth 1922
Death 2 Jul 1943 (age 20-21)

Individual Note 1 (shared)

Died in WWII in combat - body picked up in the water in Scotland

Body identified from a photo of Jill in a plastic wallet. He was a (pilot.?)(wireless operator?)

 

Bomber command, age 21, died 1 month after completing training. Wireless operator.

 

Theres a metal plaque in Coleford with Norman Darby on it.

Individual Note 2

Name: DARBY, NORMAN

Initials: N

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.)

Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Age: 21

Date of Death: 25/07/1943

Service No: 1401887

Additional information: Son of Frank and Edith Sara Darby, of Broadwell.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave O.4.

Cemetery: COLEFORD CEMETERY